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M F Husain
Bodies Drift between You and Me


Since he began to paint in the 1940s, a deep humanism has informed M.F. Husain's creative process. It was only natural then, that the massive loss of life and displacement of people during the Bangladesh liberation movement of 1971, and the devastating floods and cyclone that hit the region the year before, would have a great impact on the artist's conscience and work. In less than a year, between one and three million lives were said to be lost...



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  Lot 24 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$133,071
Rs 74,52,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Bodies Drift between You and Me
Signed in Devnagari and dated in English (lower right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1971
Oil on canvas
40 x 60 in (101.6 x 152.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Steve and Stevie Wilberding
Private Collection, India

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Footprints of a Tryst, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, 1998

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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